Convoy of Hope Coming to Wichita

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$1 Million in Free Giveaways and Services to Highlight Saturday Celebration

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Convoy of Hope will be in Wichita on Saturday, August 3, at the Bethel Life Center, to provide a day of free good and services. The community celebration is one of many Convoy of Hope will host in 2013 throughout the United States. The tour recently made stops in Hawaii, Wisconsin and Maryland where 15,000 guests of honor attended. More than 26,000 guests of honor have attended the $50 million tour of hope at stops around the country this year.

WHAT: A free Wichita community event offering $1 million in free goods and services including groceries, haircuts, dental check-ups, health services, workforce development services, kids carnival and more.

WHY: Provides an opportunity for local community members to share hope and tangible help with neighbors in a spirit of honor and dignity.

WHO: Convoy of Hope, the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), the community of Wichita and numerous local business, organizations and churches. NBCF will provide education, support and early detection services to underserved women in the community.

WHEN: Saturday, August 3 - Gates open at 10 a.m. (Rain or Shine)

WHERE: Bethel Life Center
                3777 S. Meridian
                Wichita, Kansas 67217

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Highlight local residents serving their community
  • Interview local families participating in the event
  • Speak with national leaders from Convoy of Hope
  • Speak with national leaders from the NBCF

For more information regarding the outreach event, visit http://www.wichita.convoyoutreach.org or contact Dave Concour at 316-522-7148.

About Convoy of Hope
Convoy of Hope, a faith-based organization founded in 1994, has a driving passion to feed the world through community outreaches, children’s feeding initiatives, disaster response and partner resourcing. Convoy of Hope has a long history as a first responder in times of natural disasters and has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for nine consecutive years. For more information on Convoy of Hope please visit http://www.convoyofhope.org.

Convoy of Hope:
Jeff Roman, 417-942-7570 (M)
Public Relations Desk
jroman(at)convoyofhope(dot)org

or

Jeff Nene, 417-860-2196 (M)
National Spokesperson
jnene(at)convoyofhope(dot)org

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